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see sth out

phrasal verb with see uk   us   /siː/ verb (present participle seeing, past tense saw, past participle seen)
to ​wait or last until the end of a ​difficultevent or ​situation: The ​besiegedtown doesn't have enough ​food to ​see the ​month out. They ​saw out the ​storm in the ​bestshelter they could ​find.
(Definition of see sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “see sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 渡过(难关)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 渡過(難關)…
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